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Introduction to Literary Study

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An introduction to literary study, with an emphasis on the formal analysis of a diverse range of poetry and prose. Specific content and approach vary from section to section, but all sections share the goals of developing sensitivity to genre, cultivating writing skills, and providing students with a set of literary terms and critical techniques as a foundation for further literary study.

Additional information

ENGL 100 is a prerequisite for all subsequent ENGL courses. This course involves two lectures and one tutorial per week. 

Also offered as an online course; first-year on-campus Arts students are excluded from the online section. For more information please visit

Please note: This course is typically offered every term

Department of English, Queen's University

Watson Hall
49 Bader Lane
Kingston ON K7L 3N6

Telephone (613) 533-2153



Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.